Quora rival Wacom has brought out eight pressure-sensitive plug-ins which work with such as Photoshop, Painter, Corel PhotoPaint and others – and of course the Wacom tilt and pressure sensitive pen. PenTools include Noise, Despeckler, Virtual Airbrush, Dust and Scratches, Super Putty, Metal Leafer, 3D Chisel and Bit Blaster. Noise, incidentally is the antique faker’s equivalent of a set of chains: it’s used to add imperfections to too-perfect surfaces. PenTools will ship with new Wacom pads after August but you can download them free from www.wacom.de. [possible pic here]
A round-up of moves, changes and appointments in the design world.
From a fully functional American diner through to Google’s unnerving house showing how technology has taken over our lives, we round up our favourites from this year’s Italian design festival.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
Japanese designer Kosuke Takahashi talks about why he decided to create a new typeface that incorporates braille and letters to cater for both blind and sighted people.